Student Extracurricular Activities » Athletics


Middle School
Middle school students participate in the Manhattan Youth Middle School Athletic League (MSAL). Through our partnership with Manhattan Youth we offer a wide variety of sports teams and clubs each season. Sports offerings are often, but not limited to: volleyball, flag football, cross country running, soccer, basketball, table tennis, ultimate frisbee, baseball and track and field.
To participate students must register at
The full schedule is posted here
The Middle School program includes:

Fall Sports

Winter Sports

Spring Sports

Boys Flag Football. Junior Varsity and Varsity
Boys and Girls Cross Country. (NY Road Runners Developmental Track and Field Series.)
Girls Volleyball. Junior Varsity and Varsity
Boys and Girls Soccer.
Boys and Girls Wrestling (Beat The Streets)
Boys and Girls Basketball
Boys and Girls Table Tennis
Boys Baseball (MSBL)
Girls Volleyball. Junior Varsity and Varsity.
Boys and Girls Track and Field (New York Road Runners)
Student Athlete of the Year
Each school year we honor two eighth grade students at graduation who have exemplified what it means to be a Quest to Learn student athlete throughout their time at Quest to Learn Middle School. Each year students are awarded a plaque at graduation as well as their name engraved on our schools longevity plaque.
2011–2012: Jade Bove, Imani Thomas, Clyde Huibregtse
2012–2013: Cristy Galarza, Brandon Albert
2013–2014: Michelle Huang,  Sean Brownlie
2014–2015: Kimona Vienieri, Jorge Alvarez
2015-2016: Owen Jacobson, Jada Byrd
Upper School
High school students participate in the building teams through the Public School Athletic League (PSAL). Quest to learn also offers our own basketball team as well as various sports/ cheer clubs through our partnership with Inspiring Minds. PSAL building sports offered are Boys soccer, Girls Junior Varsity and Varsity volleyball, Boys and Girls bowling, Girls tennis, Boys Junior Varsity and Varsity basketball, Girls basketball, Boys Varsity wrestling, Boys baseball and Girls softball.
Quest takes part in the campus wide PSAL teams. The Bayard Rustin Educational Complex has an extensive list of sports teams each season for boys and girls. A full calendar list of teams and games can be found at
We offer morning sports clubs for students to continue developing skills outside of the sports teams. For questions please reach out to Alyssa our Athletic Director at [email protected].
Upper School